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10.42.08.00.htm 10.42.08.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 42 BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS Chapter 08 Supervision Authority: Health Occupations Article, §19-101―19-502, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.42.08.01.htm 10.42.08.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter establishes qualifications and standards for independent practice, supervision and the responsibilities of supervisors and supervisees in the practice of social work.B. This chapter applies to licensees who practice social work in this State, and individuals applying for licensure to practice social work in this State.C. Except as otherwise specified in this chapter, this chapter does not apply to personnel or management practices associated
10.42.08.02.htm 10.42.08.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Agency" means an entity that employs three or more licensees and for which the licensees practice social work.2) "Board-approved supervisor" means an LBSW, LCSW, LCSW-C, or LMSW approved by the Board to supervise social workers as set forth in this chapter.3) Face-to-Face.. a) "Face-to-face" means in the physical presence of or electronic presence of the individuals involv
10.42.08.03.htm 10.42.08.03. 03 Requirements for a Board-Approved Social Work Supervisor.. A. A social worker who intends to provide supervision to a licensed social worker for independent practice:1) Shall apply to the Board for approval as a Board-approved supervisor; and. 2) May continue to provide supervision without Board approval until January 1, 2021.. B. A social work supervisor of a licensed social worker who is pursuing advanced licensure shall be Board approved prior to commencing supervision.
10.42.08.04.htm 10.42.08.04. 04 Qualifications for a Board-Approved Supervisor.. A. License.. 1) For social workers licensed by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners a supervisor shall hold an active license as a:a) Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW). b) Certified Social Worker (LCSW). c) Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C) or. d) Masters social worker (LMSW). 2) For social workers licensed by an out-of-State licensing board, a supervisor shall hold an active license comparable to the:
10.42.08.05.htm 10.42.08.05. 05 Registration.. A. A supervisor shall:. 1) Have filed with the Board the form designated as the supervisory registration form;. 2) Have a license that is unencumbered and without restrictions or conditions due to disciplinary action for the 5 years preceding supervisor status;3) Have been approved as a supervisor by the Board; and. 4) Have established and maintained a written contract, on a form provided by the Board prior to initiating supervision for advanced licensure and inde
10.42.08.06.htm 10.42.08.06. 06 Standards for Supervision.. A. A supervisor shall:. 1) Supervise only in those areas within the supervisor's competence as determined by education, training, and experience;2) Provide supervision appropriate to the particular level of licensure being applied for or maintained;3) Instruct and provide role modeling in the general content areas established in Health Occupations Article, §19-101(m) Annotated Code of Maryland; and4) Ensure that a supervisee has read and is knowle
10.42.08.07.htm 10.42.08.07. 07 Responsibilities of a Supervisor.. A. A social work supervisor shall be Board-approved before providing supervision to licensed social workers for advanced practice or independent practice.B. A Board-approved supervisor shall remain knowledgeable of the statutes and regulations as set forth in Health Occupations Article, Title 19, Annotated Code of Maryland and COMAR 10.42.01—10.42.09.C. A supervisor shall:.
10.42.08.08.htm 10.42.08.08. 08 Responsibilities of a Supervisee.. A. A supervisee shall:. 1) Receive social work supervision for social work practice as set forth in Health Occupations Article, §19-101, Annotated Code of Maryland;2) Receive a minimum of 3 hours of face-to-face supervision per month or 1 hour of face-to-face supervision for every 40 hours worked;3) Prepare for supervision using case materials related to the supervisee's social work practice;. 4) Maintain documentation, for at least 5 years, o
10.42.08.09.htm 10.42.08.09. 09 Group Supervision for Advanced Licensure.. A. Group supervision is an optional form of supervision and may not be used as the sole form of supervision.B. Only half of the required hours of supervision may be obtained from group supervision.. C. The group supervisor shall provide supervision to not more than six supervisees at any time.. D. A group supervisor shall comply with the requirements of this chapter..
10.42.08.10.htm 10.42.08.10. 10 Status of Independent Practice.. The Board shall maintain an indication that the licensee is approved for independent practice on its roster of licensees on the web site.
10.42.08.11.htm 10.42.08.11. 11 Status of Board-Approved Supervisor.. The Board shall maintain an indication that the licensee is a Board-approved supervisor on its roster of licensees on the web site.
10.42.08.9999.htm 10.42.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 1, 2004 (30:23 Md. R. 1652). Regulation .04A, B amended effective September 13, 2004 (31:18 Md. R. 1350). Regulation .06A, B amended effective July 19, 2004 (31:14 Md. R. 1078) ―. Chapter revised effective December 17, 2007 (34:25 Md. R. 2211). Regulation .02B amended effective July 31, 2017 (44:15 Md R. 760). Regulation .04A amended effective July 31, 2017 (44:15 Md R. 760).
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